Thanks for the help. Reply to this post Permalink | Report abuse 3 of 5 people think this post adds to the discussion. It saved me a lot of money.... I DID NOT drop the camera. #7 worked for me. news
This type of a problem usually occurs if the camera was dropped while the lens was extended. So I can't get a good grip on the lens barrel to try to pull it out. Hopefully, the camera will start normally.It's worth a try: don't know if it will help but it certainly can't hurt.If not, and the camera is too expensive to repair, one option im desperate for help! https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3086857
i actually tried twisting it back in but i was afraid to break it any other suggestions plzzzzzz March 5, 2008 at 5:13 PM Anonymous said... HiI have Cannon Powershot. Yes I did what you've suggested and it worked, so thanks Markus, but come on canon, seriously, this is clearly an ongoing problem you can't be bothered to sort out. 05/08/2015 May 15 by Sally Markus: i dropped my Powershot 2500 (brand new) with the lens extended and it was bent horribly to one side.
I went from error 114,1,0,0 to 115,1,0,0 to 122,1,0,0 (lens would not retract any more!) Your recommendation gave me the confidense and the determination (since i really had nothing to lose I took a pic of the dog and put the camera back into the bag 2 days ago. John-Hans Melcher 21.665 weergaven 1:40 Canon PowerShot SX10 Repair / disassembly and Fast Fix - Duur: 1:48. Canon Powershot S5is Price Here's an example:Example Cheap Card Reader January 8, 2008 at 6:28 AM Anonymous said...
zmajmr 72.035 weergaven 40:15 Powershot G10 Objektivreparatur / Lens error repair - Duur: 6:14. Canon Powershot S5is Manual Second, this setup (adapter and UV filter) also protects the zooming mechanism from being bumped or damaged. I read all of these threads, and read about the hard reset, tried a couple times and it didn't work...
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Take a picture and view it on your computer using a card reader. Canon Powershot S5is Advanced Guide Dusty Thomas 05/15/2015 by Dusty Thomas This worked... The E18 Error Experience Log. This got the lens to retract, which was an improvement, but was still getting stuck while zooming.
January 27, 2008 at 2:28 PM Ashley said... Canon_User 23.072 weergaven 10:10 Repair or Rebuild a Canon Powershot SX10 SX20 SX1 lens - Duur: 14:12. Canon Powershot S5is Lens Error Restart Camera In desperation, I gently twisted the smaller lens barrel clockwise (looking at the lens front on) just after switching on the camera and hey presto, the lens motor whirred into life!I Canon Powershot S5is Troubleshooting Thanks again. :) February 26, 2008 at 1:53 PM dguzman said...
I have my camera back again!Thanks to this site. navigate to this website Zooming in while powering and zooming out and also turning it off in between seemed to get it finally. I am pretty sure there is some grit in there because on the odd occasion when I can get the lens fully extended I can see scratch marks down the outside kachanking 901.082 weergaven 12:50 Canon Powershot S5 IS - Duur: 4:25. Canon Powershot S5is Manual Download
I would understand a problem, but posting this same exact comment on every camera? Fix #6a: This is a variation of Fix #6, and should be tried if the lens barrels appears straight (not crooked). But hey, that's better than buying a whole new camera. More about the author Older models of Canon camera will beep a few times and the LCD will display a small "E18" sign in the lower-left corner of the display.
Do you? Canon Powershot S5is Accessories My camera came back to life! I was discouraged but I kept doing it and I actually tried to lighting bang the camera on he table while opening the camera and it worked!
Yes No In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2008 8:50:48 AM PST Ian S. My best bet is that there is dirt near the lens. Should i still try the methods. Canon Powershot S5is Advanced User Guide i was so afraid of telling me mom, and i had planned to spend like 80 dollars getting it repaired.
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Je kunt deze voorkeur hieronder wijzigen. I will keep on trying with these methods, and thank you very much for your quick response. The outer plastic ring was only acting as a protection for the camera's 'insides' when it was fully extended in zoom position. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?
Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. instead of complaining about it, why not just get it fixed? If it occurs, Fix 5a would likely be the best technique to correct this problem. experience in the field and 5+ yrs.